Posts Tagged‘impressionism’

Monet’s postcards

Monet's postcards

Travel is inspirational in so many ways. But, when you’re an artist, it could be transferred into a beautiful piece of art, too. So many great poems and stories were written about travel. So many beautiful paintings were inspired by it, as well. I’ve chosen here a few paintings, a famous Impressionist Claude Monet made during some of his travels. Some of them really made beautiful postcards. Monet’s postcards French painter Claude Monet travelled a lot around Europe. He was one of the first painters that started painting outside of his studio. So, of course, he made many paintings showing the…

Impressionists in Paris

Impressionists in Paris

Paris was a birthplace of one of the most famous painting styles in history and even more important – the first modern style in painting – Impressionism. Here is where its members met, learned to paint together, discussed art and made some of the most beautiful paintings in history. The second half of the 19th century shaped modern Paris and made modern art happened. So, during my recent trip to Paris I wanted to follow in their footsteps and visit some of museums with their paintings. Impressionists in Paris In the mid-19th century historical painting dominated in French art. Artists…

My travel diary: Three days in Paris

three days in Paris

Paris is one of my favourite cities! I’m so in love with its museums, French cuisine and the vibe the city has. I’m quite a lucky Paris is only three hours away with a train from Amsterdam. So, I’m there quite often. However, I was recently for the first time in Paris on a solo trip. It was a mix of business and pleasure, so I had enough time to enjoy in my short trip. Well, here is my travel diary with things I did during my three days in Paris. Three days in Paris Day one – Fashionable Paris I woke…